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Frontis. portrait (plate) of Thomas Mace signed: Hen. Cook pinx. W. Faithorne sculp
Topics: Music, Music, Church music, Lute, Stringed instruments, Viol
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by Graham, G. F. (George Farquhar), 1789-1867; Wood, J. Muir
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For voice and piano
Topic: Songs, English
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by Smith, Robert Archibald, 1780-1829; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Topics: Ballads, Scots, Songs, Scottish, Folk songs, Scots
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Bequeathed by Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse (1854-1929) 1929
Topic: genealogy
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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by Thomson, William, fl.1695-1753; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Dedication signed: William Thomson
Topic: Songs, Scottish
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by La Borde, Jean B. de; Roussier, Pierre J
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Includes bibliographies and indexes
Topics: Songs, Scots, Songs, Scots
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by Johnson, James, ca. 1750-1811; Burns, Robert. 1759-1796; Clarke, Stephen. d. 1797
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Paged continuously. Engraved throughout
Topics: Songs, Scots, Ballads, Scots, Folk songs, Scots
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With final four 'Explanation of the Scots words.' leaves
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by Playford, Henry, b. 1657; Playford, John, 1623-1686?. English dancing master
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Includes tunes followed by directions for each dance
Topics: Country-dances, Dance music, Dance, Violin music
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"A selection of standard music, songs, duets, glees ... and articles in musical and general literature."
Topic: Songs, English
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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P. xv misbound
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
Published in parts
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by Royal Military Exhibition, 1890 (London); Day, C. R; Inglis, Alexander Wood, 1854-1929 former owner. StEdNL
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Bequeathed by Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse (1854-1929) 1929
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by Chambers, Robert, 1802-1871; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
Published in parts
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by Chambers, Robert, 1802-1871; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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A reissue of the Edinburgh 1862 ed
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by Johnson, James, ca. 1750-1811; Burns, Robert. 1759-1796; Clarke, Stephen. d. 1797
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Paged continuously. Engraved throughout
Topics: Songs, Scots, Ballads, Scots, Folk songs, Scots
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by Smith, Robert Archibald, 1780-1829; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Title vignettes
Topics: Ballads, Scots, Songs, Scottish, Folk songs, Scots
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by Johnson, James, ca. 1750-1811; Clarke, Stephen, d. 1797; Burns, Robert, 1759-1796; Inglis, Alexander Wood, 1854-1929 former owner. StEdNL
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Burns contributed 184 songs, wrote most of the prefaces to the different volumes, and may be said to have edited the work. The arrangements of the airs were prepared chiefly by Stephen Clarke. Cf. Dict. nat. biog., v. 30, p. 16
Topics: Songs, Scots, Ballads, Scots
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by Ramsay, Allan, 1686-1758
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A collection of pamphlets previously issued separately by Ramsay. The collection was probably first published in 1719 without a collective titlepage and subsequently re-issued in April? 1720 with prefatory material and a collective titlepage but little attempt at continuous pagination. In later issues in 1720, 1721 and 1722, all with same collective titlepage dated 1720, increasing efforts were made at continuous pagination as the work was extended with new poems and the constituent parts were...
Topics: English poetry, Scottish poetry
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by Parke, William Thomas; Inglis, Alexander Wood, 1854-1929 former owner. StEdNL
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Bequeathed by Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse (1854-1929) 1929
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by Graham, G. F. (George Farquhar), 1789-1867; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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For voice and piano
Topics: Folk songs, English, Folk songs, English
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by Chambers, Robert, 1802-1871
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by Graham, G. F. (George Farquhar), 1789-1867; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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For voice and piano
Topics: Folk songs, English, Folk songs, English
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by Weekes, of the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
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by La Borde, Jean B. de; Roussier, Pierre J
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Bequeathed by Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse (1854-1929) 1929
Mostly for high voice and continuo (some for 2 voices & continuo); part for flute (i.e. recorder) at end of each song
Topics: Songs (High voice) with continuo, Songs, English
Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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by Bannatyne Club (Edinburgh, Scotland)
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Also issued as no. 43 of the publications of the Maitland Club
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Supplied title
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL; Ritson, J; Johnson, J; Egerton, J
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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by Bishop, Henry R. (Henry Rowley), Sir, 1786-1855; Twiss, Horace, 1787-1849; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Pl. no.: 156
Topic: Songs, Scots
1762 re-issue with added third volume
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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Titlepage in red and black
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
No pagination beyond the introduction
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by Grant, John, Pipe-Major; Inglis, Alexander Wood, 1854-1929 former owner. StEdNL
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Bequeathed by Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse (1854-1929) 1929
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by Inglis, Alexander Wood, 1854-1929 former owner. StEdNL
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Bequeathed by Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse (1854-1929) 1929
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by Graham, G. F. (George Farquhar), 1789-1867; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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For voice and piano
Topics: Folk songs, English, Folk songs, English
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Violin solo
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
Rights: National Library of Scotland holds full rights in this digital resource and agrees to license the resource under the Creative Commons License: Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.5 UK: Scotland.
Violin solo
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Titlepages in red and black
First published in 1769 as 'Ancient and modern Scots songs'
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by La Borde, Jean B. de; Roussier, Pierre J
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Intended as a companion volume to the 'Edinburgh musical miscellany' with music illustration, Edinburgh, 1792
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Also available as single numbers 1-100
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by Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901; Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876. lbt; Truzzi, L. (Luigi), 1799-1864; Muzio, Emanuele, 1825-1890; Hopkinson, Cecil, former owner. StEdNL
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Opera; acc. arr. for piano
Topic: Operas
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by Ritson, Joseph, Antiquary; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
No. 103
Topics: Ballads, Scots, Songs, Scots, Folk songs, Scots
With an additional, engraved, titlepage, and engraved frontispiece
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
Imprint of original: Printed in Aberdeen : by Iohn Forbes, and are to be sold at his printing-house above the meal-market at the sign of the Tovvns-Armes, 1682
Topic: Songs, English
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by Inglis, Alexander Wood, 1854-1929 former owner. StEdNL
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Bequeathed by Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse (1854-1929) 1929
Edited by David Herd
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by Scottish Songs; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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by Gilchrist, John, Editor of A Collection of Scottish Ballads, Tales and Songs
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Earlier edition has title: A collection of Scottish ballads, tales, and songs, ancient and modern
Mostly for high voice and continuo (some for 2 voices & continuo); part for flute (i.e. recorder) at end of each song
Topics: Songs (High voice) with continuo, Songs, English
Originally published in 1654 as: A breefe introduction to the skill of musick
Topics: Music, Violin, Viola da gamba, Counterpoint
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)